By the Caribbean Journal staff
Montego Bay’s 2019 airlift boom has continued with the launch of a new nonstop Southwest Airlines route.
The low-cost carrier has officially launched a new weekly route from St. Louis, MO to Montego Bay, Jamaica’s tourism hub.
The flights are operating once every week on Saturdays.
The new service departs St. Louis at 9 AM, arriving in Montego Bay at 12:35 PM local time. The return route from Montego Bay departs at 1:30 PM, arriving in St. Louis at 5:10 PM.
Southwest Airlines is operating the service on Boeing 737-700 aircraft with 143 seats.